Department of Environment and Natural Resorces - Environmental Management Bureau



  1. Log on to
  2. Register You may download the ECC Online User Guide here. It will provide you a step by step tutorial on how to fill out the registration.
  3. After registration, prepare your ECC Application. In this step, you will be asked to verify your project. Take note of the industry your project falls under.
  4. Once qualified, fill out the online Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) Checklist form.
  5. After filling out the IEE Checklist form, download and print the Order of Payment. Go to any Land Bank Branch nationwide and pay the processing fee of Php5,055.00
  6. Have your accomplished IEE checklist with accountability statement of proponent notarized.
  7. Submit and upload the necessary documents (Please see Section II)
  8. The EMB Regional Office will evaluate the applications filed online.
  9. The evaluation could result to an either approval or a need to submit additional information. Check your ECC Online Account frequently.
  10. After all the pertinent documents are passed, EMB RO may deny or approve the ECC Application.
  11. Results can be printed on both EMB Online System through your ECC Online Account.


II - What documents are required for uploading?

  1. Scanned copy of the deposit transaction slip
  2. Project Description (downloaded)
  3. Environmental Impact and Management Plan (fillable)
  4. Abandonment/Decommissioning/Rehabilitation Information (fillable)
  5. Duly notarized IEE Checklist (fillable-Project Component)
  6. Duty notarized Accountability Statement of Proponent (auto generated file)
  7. Geo-tagged photographs of proposed project site
  8. Topographic maps of impact/affected areas (showing at least 1km from the project boundaries)
  9. Certification from LGU proving the compatibility of proposed project with existing land use plan
  10. Site development plan/vicinity map signed by registered professionals
  11. Project/Plant layout signed by registered professionals
  12. Schematic diagram of wastewater treatment facility (if applicable)
  13. Schematic diagram of air pollution control facility (if applicable)
  14. Organizational Chart in charge of environmental concerns
  15. Proof of authority over the project site (e.g. land title, lease contract, deed of absolute sale, etc.)
  16. Duly accomplished project environmental monitoring and audit prioritization scheme (PEMAPS)


IIII- ECC Application TIPS

  1. Convert all uploaded files to PDF. File must not exceed 10 MB.
  2. If you can’t find your type of project or business, you may download the Revised Guidelines for Coverage Screening and Standardized Requirements under PEISS (page 18 of PDF file).
  3. Print two (2) copies of your Order of Payment.
  4. Complete up to Step 6 to save a draft of your application, otherwise you will have to repeat from the beginning the next time you log in.
  5. Complete and upload the necessary documents before paying. Unlike CNC, your ECC registration would not be erased in the system and you can come back later for editing.
  6. Frequently check your account for feedback from Regional Office.

III - ECC Application FAQs:

  1. I can’t access the ECC Online Application Site. What could be the problem?

 If you’re using Mozilla Firefox, click Add Exception and then Confirm Security Exception. For Google Chrome, click Advanced Options and then Click Proceed.


  1. What is Project Verification? Project verification is to check if your project will qualify in the online application process.


  1. I can’t find the kind of project my business falls under. What keyword should I use? You may refer to the Revised Guidelines for Coverage Screening and Standardized Requirements under PEISS (page 18 of PDF) as your guide.


  1. I can’t input the capacity for my proposed project size, what am I doing wrong? The system only accepts numeric and period only. Comma and spaces are not allowed.


  1. How much is the application fee? Total application fee is only Php 5,055.00


  1. Where do I pay? You may pay at any Land Bank branch using the On Call Payment Slip.


  1. How do I follow-up my ECC application? You may correspond with EMB RO through the Online System. Frequently check your account for updates or additional information needed to fully process your application. Additionally, you may call the EMB RO where your project is located.


  1. Where can I validate my ECC? All issued ECC can be validated online through the EMB Website.


  1. Where can I get a Certified True Copy of my ECC? Certified True Copies can be obtained from the concerned EMB Regional Office.


  1. How long does it take for my ECC to be processed? Given that you’ve submitted all the necessary requirements, it will take 20 working days for your application to be approved.


IV - How much to pay?

              Application Fee - Php5,055.00


I - How To Apply?

  1. Log on to
  2. Click CNC Online Application. You may download the CNC Online User Guide. It will provide you a step by step tutorial on how to fill out the application.
  3. Verify the coverage of your project.
  4. Once your project is verified, you may now apply for CNC. After submitting the application, pay the fee and then update your payment through the system.


II - Information needed which will be encoded in the system

  1. Project name
  2. Project type
  3. Project layout
  4. Activity Description


III - CNC Application TIPS

  1. Make sure all the information you entered are correct. Once submitted, you may not be able to edit them again.
  2. Prepare a scanned copy of your project layout.
  3. Convert all uploaded files to PDF. File must not exceed 5 MB.
  4. Print two (2) copies of your Order of Payment.
  5. Make payment within 5 days or the system will automatically remove your data and you will have to apply again.


IV - CNC Application FAQs:

  1. How much is the application fee?

 Total application fee is only Php1,126.00


  1. Where to pay?

Pay at any Land Bank branch using the OnCall Payment Slip.




  1. How long does it take for CNC to be processed?

Given that all the necessary requirements have been submitted, it will take 7 working days for the application to be approved.


  1. How to know if CNC application is approved? Log on again to and type the name of the project on the search bar. The system will say if the project is approved.


  1. How to get a copy of the CNC? Log on to Search for the project name and download as PDF.